Jasmeen Manzoor quits Samaa TV as court issues stay order

Karachi: A senior Pakistani current affairs anchor Jasmeen Manzoor has resigned from Samaa television saying her show has been stopped by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Builders mafia.

“Dear friends just to let you know personally I have resigned from Samaa! God bless you all,” Jasmeen revealed on her twitter account.

 

Later in another tweet she said that her show was stopped from airing on Wednesday after receiving a stay order from a court.

She has alleged that a person named Ameen Lakhani was behind the whole situation and he controls the Pemra, Media and Fauj [army].

“Amin lahkani sent his men to my office threatened my staff put pressure of [on] me but when I refused he threatened the channel!,” she alleged in her tweet.

 

“Samaa supported me all the way but the builders issued a stay order from high court restraining the show from airing!,” she told her followers in the micro blogging site.

However, she said that she was not switching to any other channel.

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  • Qaiser-khan2

    mushahid sb bht bari bari baatay kar rahay hy k canada ka persen a kar aisa kr dia waisa kar dia jb pujab se raymond devis chala gaya to ye log kaha thay aur in k leader kaha thy?

  • Rashida

    Dear Jasmeen,  watched your show, regarding KADRI  he should be hanged in public, keep up with your great shows,

    • Nasim

      Zaban ko qabu main rakho Allah tum ko saza zaroor dega.

  • http://www.facebook.com/beingcoolsam Bhuvith Shetty

    Sad to know that, In Pakistan whoever backs up Minorities had to go through all these problems, personal threats. It was Marvi Sirmed earlier, now its Jasmeen Manzoor. I wish her better career ahead.

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  • Saveranadeem6

    Aamir Liaquat Husain @AamirLiaquatYou did not loose anything Jasmeen, infact you have proved that how to fight for right..I am with you..www.aamirliaquat.com====Famous Current Affair Program “Tonight with Jasmeen”‘s Anchor and host Jasmeen Manzoor resigned from Samaa Tv. She stated in her tweets that …..Dear FriendsJust to let you know personally I have resigned from Samaa ! God bless you all. No other channel ! I raised my voice for the hindu community but my show has been stopped from airing by Pemra and builders mafia !. Builders Mafia wins I loose !. Power of mr ameen Lakhani wow ! Now I know who controls pemra media and fauj.Amin lahkani sent his men to my office threatened my staff put pressure of me but when I refused he threatened the channel !Could not fight the builder mafia am sorry friends no one wants to see the truth thank you for kind wishes ! Am not surprised that neither of the political parties have condemned the Mafia s act ! So much for democracy where is mqm ppp and anp now ?. The show was stopped from airing today on samaa because the builders issued a stay order from court the channel had no choice !. Show will has been stopped by the Court !. Samaa supported me all the way but the builders issued a stay order from high court restraining the show from airing !I will fight the system Inshallah you will all see the show soon !I don’t know the group some guy called Ameen Lahkani. Saama Channel supported me all the way ! Till we received the HC order at 6 pm.Thank you all for your support

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